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Mercury Pull Out a Thrilling 87-84 win Over the Shock in OT

Mercury Pull Out 87-84 win over Shock in OT Tuesday night.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury sure do like to keep things exciting. After falling down by 13 points, the Mercury fought hard in the second half to tie the game up with the Tulsa Shock by the end of regulation. And with 5 seconds to play and the score still tied in overtime, the in-bounded pass went to DeWanna Bonner, ... Read More »

Cardinals sign Jonte Green; release Damond Smith

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Cardinals did a little switching around jersey number 42 on Tuesday, taking it from cornerback Damond Smith, and giving it to cornerback Jonte Green. Green (6-0, 184) has played in 24 career games (seven starts) since he came in the NFL with the Detroit Lions as a sixth-round selection (196th overall) in ... Read More »

Cards Camp Spotlight featuring Patrick Peterson

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 27:  Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals returns a punt for an 80 yard for touchdown against the St. Louis Rams  at the Edward Jones Dome on November 27, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Rams 23-20.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

  By: Kayla Mortellaro TEMPE, Ariz.,— Patrick Peterson is the subject of this edition of Cards Camp Spotlight on The Blitz with Rich Gray heard weekdays at 2:15 p.m. Patrick Peterson entered the league four years ago as the Arizona Cardinals fifth overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft. Immediately, Peterson made a positive impact on the field for the Cardinals. His ... Read More »

Down and Distance with Bruce Arians: Day off for Carson Palmer

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Quarterbacks Drew Stanton and Logan Thomas will get the majority of first and second team reps during the Cardinals second padded practice. Head coach Bruce Arians is giving Carson Palmer the day off on Tuesday, with Stanton having Wednesday off, which are both by design. “And to rest their legs. We don’t want to ... Read More »

Paul Lasike: “I’m a meathead of a fullback”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – You’ve gotta love fullback Paul Lasike. He knows his place with the Arizona Cardinals, and he’s quite comfortable there. “Really, I just have lead blocking and pass protection (skills); those are really what I specialize in,” Lasike said. “I love the physicality of the game, I love the contact. As far as technique wise, ... Read More »

The pads brought out the animal in the Arizona Cardinals

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Those cracks and crunches heard ‘round the world on Monday came from within University of Phoenix Stadium, as the Cardinals took part in their first padded practice. Things really kicked off once the running backs and tight ends got into it with the linebackers in one-on-one drills. It was an awesome sight watching two ... Read More »

Patrick Peterson is focused and has “no more time to waste”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The clock is ticking for Patrick Peterson. He’s feeling good, and he believes his time to shine is NOW. “This is probably the best I’ve felt in a while. I’m moving real well, I’m much leaner, I feel much quicker. I’m just more aware,” Peterson said. “I have no more time to waste. I ... Read More »

Cards Camp Spotlight featuring Tyrann Mathieu

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By: Kayla Mortellaro TEMPE, Ariz.— Football season is back. And the Arizona Cardinals are underway at the University of Phoenix stadium for the start of 2015 training camp. Tyrann Mathieu is the subject of this edition of Cards Camp Spotlight on The Blitz with Rich Gray heard weekdays at 2:15 p.m. Mathieu’s off the field issues as a college player at ... Read More »

Down and Distance with Bruce Arians: “FIFA is over”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. — It’s time for the Arizona Cardinals to put on their armor and go crack some heads! Their first padded practice is Monday afternoon, and head coach Bruce Arians is ready to kick that soccer ball to the moon. “Very anxious to get football season started; FIFA is over,” Arians said. “Looking forward to this ... Read More »

Cardinals activate Jermaine Gresham and Troy Niklas

Jermaine Gresham and Troy Niklas did not participate in Day 1 of Cards Camp. (PHOTO: Ed Cole)

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jermaine Gresham and Troy Niklas are going to be two key pieces in the Arizona Cardinals’ offense this season. They, along with Darren Fells, are the only tight ends on Arizona’s roster with any actual regular season game experience. Needless to say, it’s going to be critical that all three of them stay healthy ... Read More »